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We are running lean startup bootcamp at Muru-D in Sydney. Here's some business models that the teams have developed. Can they communicate it in a tweet? Let us know in the comments any feedback on the businesses. Would you become a customer? Is it investable? Have you tried to build anything like this yourself with any learnings? https://twitter.com/benjaminfischer/status/408451491481915393 https://twitter.com/lucitemple/status/408450943156748288 https://twitter.com/samemistakeonce/status/408450437772091392 https://twitter.com/CrewWithMe/status/408450367102255105 https://twitter.com/LeBrendo/status/408450224734998530 https://twitter.com/CarpendiumAU/status/408449757082685440 https://twitter.com/AlexRantos/status/408449298599141378 https://twitter.com/luizpizzato/status/408448428687896576 https://twitter.com/nfeiglin/status/408446406077067265 https://twitter.com/IdeasAddValue/status/408452718185811968 https://twitter.com/AppVeery/status/408448325411545088 Here's some of Veery's customer validation

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Pygg has recently been diving deep into solving the cash issue in public schools. Every school day thousands of children across Australia carry cash to schools for payments relating to excursions, fees, sports days etc. For a five year old, this is plain crazy. We started solving the pain of these cash transactions with our cashless payment platform. We asked the customer what their problems were - which helped - however, the real innovation started when

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Pollenizer has teamed up with the team at Oomph again, to present a course on Designing and Publishing iPad Apps. The last session was so successful, we've got the team back in to present their design workshop. The classes are limited to 20, and give those in attendance an opportunity to meet other people using Indesign to build their apps. Often it can be a case of bridging the gap and getting to grips with

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It has been a busy past few months for Pygg, the mobile payments app. Next week we’re releasing version 3.0 of the iOS application, with super slick new features, including invites, requests and a new pay anyone function, which will make paying someone through Pygg seriously faster than cash. We’re also rebuilding the web app to include our new group ordering product, Coffee Run, and Request pay. Chasing people for money (or being too bashful

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Today we celebrated 10,000 woo's in Pollenizer. Platform Engineer, Ayumi, now known as, 'AyWOOmi', took the honour of giving the 10,000th woo to one of his colleagues. "Thank you for looking after dashboard." 'AyWOOmi' shared a piece of team recognition with his team mate, to show appreciation for helping him do his job better. Everyday the team takes part in recognising each other for both big and small acts that make life working on the

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Pollenizer has teamed up with Oomph to present a course on Designing and Publishing iPad Apps. Register here, to learn how to design and publish iPad apps using the Oomph designer friendly app development platform. If you can use InDesign you can design and publish awesome iPad apps with Oomph. You will learn how to create interactive apps using Oomph features including: Video Audio Social media sharing Animation Action hot spots Slideshows Over 100 companies use

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At FlikGift we decided to run an experiment on the Google Chrome platform. The question we asked ourselves was: Can we make the default Chrome new tab window at least 10 times better by displaying beautiful birthday reminders with some FlikGift magic? For those of you not familiar with the Chrome platform, The Chrome browser features a neat app store called the Chrome Web Store (CWS). The CWS has nearly 43,000 applications available for Chrome

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Short version: Pollenizer has started a new business called Ryuu in the personal health space. The product is an iPhone app which helps you form healthy habits by being supportive and tracking your actions. Private beta is coming out in March, 2012 - sign up now! “We are what we repeatedly do. Therefore, excellence is not an act. It is a habit.” — Aristotle Dear World, please meet Ryuu! We're very excited to tell everyone about

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Would you like to buy awesome products at up to 99%? Pollenizer is excited to announce our latest startup: bighappy.com.au Big Happy is a fun, fresh and easy place to buy amazing products at seriously low prices. It's as simple as that - and above all it's fun! Our mission is to provide our users with a completely new online shopping experience that makes it quick and easy to buy hip products at the gleefully low Big Happy

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One year ago, we sold Spreets to Yahoo!7 before the business was 1 year old. It was one sign in many to media companies that the world had changed. The new world moves quickly. This was not a vanity investment from a media company trying to be cool, it was a real investment that materially contributes to Y!7's bottom line and the time between Spreets deciding to start and closing the sale was faster than

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Pollenizer launches it’s newest venture today, Unrenovated - a site exclusively for unrenovated properties in Sydney’s Inner West. A few short months ago, co-founders Julio and Dan joined forces with Pollenizer to create a new way to find unrenovated residential properties in Australia. And today, we are proud to announce the launch of www.unrenovated.com.au.For property buyers, Unrenovated is the easiest way to find that renovator’s delight in Sydney’s Inner West - where one in ten

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Here at Pollenizer we get to work with some amazing startup founders which I'd like to start introducing you to through regular blog interviews. To kick off we caught up with Julio Labraga, a general great guy and savvy entrepreneur I've had the pleasure to work with over the last few months: What project are you currently working on with Pollenizer? unrenovated.com.au How did the idea come about? The idea came from my personal frustration

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The Pollenizer team has been working its bum off on Posse for the past year and we are really chuffed about its explosive growth. This time last year we were just starting work and now we are live in 3 countries (AU, UK, US) with 6 ticketing platforms and over 700 artists have promoted over 1200 events. Shawn and Jordon are two Posse fans from Queensland and this is what they have to say. Great

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